The R value is a guide to its performance as an insulator—the higher the R value, the greater the insulating effect. R values are expressed using the metric units m 2 /K/W, where: >m 2 refers to one metre squared of the material of a specified thickness; >K refers to a one degree temperature difference ...
1 January 15, 2003 Sound Control Frequently Asked Questions What Johns Manville products provide the best sound control? The best products for use in minimizing sound transmission through walls, floors and ceilings are Johns Manville's thermal and acoustical fiber glass batts.
Building Science Corporation Guide to Insulating Sheathing Page 3 of 30 Introduction Residential housing design continues to move towards the development of high performance sustainable building systems.
Lightweight Insulating Concrete A s a C h o i c e Re r o o f i n g S y s t e m By Hubert T. Dudley, Ray Wetherholt, Zen Szewczyk, and Herb Cannon ightweight insulating concrete has been used as a roofing L substrate for more than 60 years.
Where should insulation be installed? Insulation should be installed between the conditioned space and the unconditioned outside environment such as exterior walls, attics, cathedral ceilings, floors over crawl spaces, knee walls and basement walls.
WHY SEAL AND INSULATE? Sealing and insulating the "envelope" or "shell" of your home—its outer walls, ceiling, windows, doors, and floors—is often the most cost effective way to improve energy efficiency and comfort.
to other currently used insulating fluids, such as mineral oil, synthetic ester, high temperature hydrocarbon (HTH), and silicone fluid. 2.3 Sensitivity to moisture
WHAT'S YOUR INSULATING PROJECT? You can perform many energy-saving insulating projects to boost the energy efficiency of your home. Owens Corning suggests specific installation procedures for different projects that can help your home meet U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) insulation ...
Pikotek Flange Insulation Kits are designed to work in conjunction with our insulating gaskets (Pikotek VCS and PGE) to effect the complete electrical insulation of a flanged assembly.
Prepared by Southface Energy Institute, for more information contact Southface Energy Institute, 241 Pine St., Atlanta, GA 30308, 404/872-3549, www.southface.org Termite shield Interior foam 1 to 2 inch extruded polystyrene Interior batt R-11 to R-19 batt Exterior foam option for low-termite ...